Early Life: Matthew Paige Damon was born on October 8, 1970 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His parents, stockbroker Kent Damon and professor Nancy Carlsson-Paige, divorced when Matt was two. He and his brother, Kyle, were raised in Cambridge by their mother in a six-family communal house. One of Matt’s childhood best friends is fellow A-lister, Ben Affleck. Both boys wanted to be actors from a very early age. Damon attended Harvard University from 1988 to 1992 but dropped out 12 credits shy of a BA in English.
Wealth Stats and More
What’s Matt Damon's net worth? How wealthy is he? Below are all stats like net worth, salary, profession, and more!
|Net Worth||$170 Million|
|Date of Birth||October 8, 1970 (age 52 years)||Gender||Male|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Profession||Actor, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Spokesperson, Television producer, Voice Actor|
|Nationality||United States of America|
Net Worth of Matt Damon
Matt Damon net worth: Matt Damon is an American actor, writer, producer and philanthropist who has a net worth of $170 million. He has been active in the film industry since the mid-1990s and has been a major box office draw in recent years.
Matt Damon Quotes
How is it that Matt Damon has a net worth of $170 Million? These quotes by the actor may indicate the character traits that led to his financial situation:
I think what makes a good actor's director is the same thing that makes a good director. Acting is just one of the trades necessary to make a movie.Matt Damon
I started really young, like 12 or 13, and then I started doing school plays. We had a really good drama department, so the kind of drama-geek stigma wasn't really there in my high school.Matt Damon
I think what makes a good actor's director is somebody who understands what I'm doing and is respectful of it, but who also has a vision and is directing me toward their vision in a way that feels productive.Matt Damon
If you are writing a story and trying to draw an audience to come and hear you tell it, it's got to in some way relate to them. Who wants to come and hear about your specific problems? It's not therapy - it's supposed to be a communal piece of entertainment.Matt Damon
I didn't grow up with great privilege, nor did I grow up wanting for anything. I was a middle-class kid and, relative to the rest of the world, that's great wealth.Matt Damon